Migratory bird surveys will be occurring this spring on April 3rd, April 10th and April 16th.File photo

Submitted by Rachel Darvil

Do you love the Columbia Wetlands, birds, and being outside? If so, participating in the Columbia Wetlands Waterbird Survey may be for you!

Migratory bird surveys will be occurring this spring from 8 am – 11 am on each of the three following dates:

Monday, April 3rd

Monday, April 10th

Sunday, April 16th

We are currently seeking citizen-scientists like you to survey for birds near Golden, Parson, Spillimacheen, Brisco, Radium, Wilmer, Lake Windermere, Invermere and Columbia Lake. Read more herehttp://wildsight.ca/events/columbia-wetlands-waterbird-survey/.

We also offer free CWWS training modules as follows:

In class training sessions

Invermere Thursday, March 23rd, 5 pm – 7 pm

Golden Monday, March 27th, 5 pm – 7 pm

Training in the field

Invermere Saturday, March 25th, 9am – 10:30 am

Golden Saturday, April 1st, 9am -10:30 am

If you are interested in participating in the waterbird surveys or would like to know more, please email [email protected] or call 250-344-5530.